JASPER, Ind (WEHT) Due to an increase in demand for critically needed healthcare products, Kimball International has announced plans to pause operations at six facilities.
Starting on April 1, and continuing through April 13, operations will be halted at manufacturing facilities in Fordsville, KY and 16th Street and Cherry Street in Jasper, IN.
Operations will continue at the manufacturing facilities including locations in Santa Claus, IN, and 11th Avenue and 15th Street in Jasper, IN.
In addition to our current Kimball Health and National offering, our Kimball Health Brand has launched a family of Health Crisis Solutions: patient seating, overbed tables and privacy screens to be used in triage, new and existing products to support temporary nurse communication centers and rapid response patient rooms for makeshift facilities. Our National Brand will launch a grouping of Quickship Products specifically targeting facilities servicing the COVID-19 crisis. Our teams have also found new ways to service the immediate need for personal protective equipment by manufacturing medical masks and shields for local health centers.
(This story was originally published on March 31, 2020)